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hammer the northeast just nine days after super-storm sandy devastated the region. another storm slams the northeast, this one won't pack the same punch as that last one. >> it is impacting the area still reeling from sandy. looking live in waterbury, connecticut, at least six inches of snow. it's making a mess of the roads there. jay grey with a similar scene in new jersey. >> reporter: ten days after sandy and the sea is raging again. high winds and heavy rains are battering the northeast already. flood watt others are rising. >> it's very sad. it's very sad to see it's getting pounded again. >> reporter: and this time, there's also snow. >> i don't believe it's like snowing here. >> reporter: a thick blank et covering roadways and cancelling flights and now settling over the debris that sandy left behind adding to the misery that so many have been forced to deal with here. the conditions are crippling with clean-up and recovery. >> i could see us actually moving backwards and people who have gotten power losing power again. >> hundreds of thousands struggling without power and strug
mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:00. east coast residents still recovering from hurricane sandy were hit again overnight. a nor'easter pounded the area with snow, rain and winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. the storm is creating a deadly situation for those without power after sandy. it's put recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support
on the heels of superstorm sandy's devastation. we are on the ground in the hardest hit communities. >>> and, biting apple. lukewarm sales for the new ipad mini. stock prices crumbling to a five-month low. are competitors finally getting the best of the house that jobs built? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been
ordeal after hurricane sandy. members of the navy seal team 6 are disciplined for helping to produce a video game. david martin has the story. and seth doane with folks picking up the pieces of their lives one memory at a time. >> this was the cookie-- the cookie press that i made the cookies at christmastime. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. in a tucson, arizona, courtroom, former congresswoman gabriel giffords cape face to face today with the man who tried to kill her. 24-year-old jared loughner. in january of last year, loughner, mentally ill and armed with a semiautomatic pistol, tried to assassinate giffords, raising his gun to her head and firing. then he kept shooting, killing six, wounding 13. loughner pleaded guilty, and today a federal judge sentenced him to seven life terms, one for each of the dead, plus one more for attempting to kill a member of congress. john blackstone was in the courtroom. >> reporter: loughner sat in the courtroom as one by one, victims rose to speak. congresswoman gabby giffords
of hurricane sandy and were on hand helping families impacted by the nor'easter. meanwhile there are about 50 union employees who support blood drive operation. their contract negotiations have stalled. we're told that the wages are the major stick point. this notice couldn't have come at a worse time. >> we lost 370 blood drives. 12,000 units of blood have gone uncollected. it's not the time nor the place to be notifying us of an intent to strike. >> if they don't reach an agreement by november 16th, they will walk. they have some 900 union employees who will help out. >>> you will be spending an awful lot of time at the mall and holiday shopping makes you feel hungry but are those food courts a clean place to grab a bite? >> you expect food court restaurants to be clean but we wanted to know for sure. tonight at 1 1-rbgs abc2 news -- 11, abc2 news investigators take you inside the malls. we looked at records to see if any have pests that want to show -- share your food. >> rodent and roach infestations, generally doesn't cause major public health problems, other than gross. >> it's just gro
, slowing the recovery from superstorm sandy. >> how looking in the mirror could provide clues to your risk for heart disease. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> second storm has just made life miserable. people have to worry about heat and not dying. >> new misery for the northeast as a post sandy storm slams the wi region. >> coastal flooding wintry mix. >> causing 100,000 new power outages. >> it eats away at you, you end know. finally you see the light at the end of the tunnel, the power is back and we're starting over again. >> more than 1,000 flights canceled in new york and last philadelphia. >> when i finally got that foreconfident i got last night i said i'm waiting for the locust pest and pestulants next. >>> urging more bipartisan cooperation. >> mr. president, this is your moment. moment.ady we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans, but as americans. americ >> i want to work together but k i want everyone to also you can't understand, you can't push us around. >> today gabby
. >>> sandy and mother nature throws in a new twist. we'll tell you about that today. good morning, maryland. >> thank you for joining us. a dreary day t breaks your heart. >> we missed the storm and the force of that storm but it is cold out there. >>> we dodged another bullet. >> we had rain showers through the overnight. and as of now things are dying out. we see a few showers. starting out with clouds and we'll have clearing and with this we're cold with the temperatures below average at 37 degrees. bowie at 39. more in rockville. here is the planner. we'll stay cold and by lunchtime the temperature at 49 degrees. we'll see more sunshine in the forecast. let's check the time saver traffic with lauren cook. >> we're dealing with a massive water main break. and charles street from penn station to 20th street. many other roads that intersect will be closed. some of them will clue landville street. use alvert to get around. no word -- will include landville street. use alvert to get around. no delays on the jfx. we look at 695, everything is looking along. and no problem getting to 795. no d
sandy. meantime stocks have closed with a worse one day stock of the year. the bigger problem is that the fiscal cliff that is being debated. the dow jones average plunged by about 300 points. and it ended at 12,932. the s&p 500 dropped by 32. the unemployment benefits are one of the big days that will drive trading today. we will see what will happen with the opening bell rings. >> everyone had to get out of this embassy suites hotel. >> the reason why they had to get out of their rooms was because of carbon monoxide. this happened about 1:00 a.m. this morning. if the fire department just left about 20 minutes ago. they are finally okay to return to their room. the one common denominator is that they're probably very tired after a long night. >> here is video that we received when we arrived at 1:00 the morning. this is all the guests who are in the lobby. the fire department went room to room to make sure that there was no victims. they learned that it came from a boiler. and this boiler either warms the whawater at the hotel. here is what residents said. >> and recorded a v
and new york affected by sandy. >> parts are getting rain and snow, thousands had power restored from the last storm. now it is out again. >> and we're live at statten island. many people need relief. they have received none. emily. >> good morning. can you see behind me we have several inches of snow here and in the northeast it is recovering from standee. this latest dose of what is winter weather is the last thing anyone needed. >> the region is reeling from sandy a nor'easter delivers another blow. >> it is testing the resolve of my state. >> it wounded the northeast with snow and winds gusting at 16 miles an hour. and the home was damaged. the new storm is pushing him to the limit. >> everything that i own is here i'm trying to save it. >> yesterday new york mayor urged those in low lying areas to go some place safer. >> there could be major flooding in spots already eroded by sandy. and the difference here is that the barriers of sand or rock that were there before. perhaps are not there. >> and the storm is creating a potentially deadly situation for those without power and
will need to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meteorologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will they still be able to spend what they need? >> satellite controls navigation. that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see the slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa will need to take some controllers out of the towers. they will be selective about how they do that and they said that they would not cut back on the major towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be incon convenienced, but worse? >> just about everybody will see their taxes go up. >> reporter: people that work will see their payroll taxes go up and people that itemized won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress has not continued those reductions. small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we basically lose the gain that we have made and achieved over the last three years. we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we are back to the deficit of the reduction again. >> reporter: when people have less money to
sandy victims back in the dark. >> 10 days and now shoveling snow. >> this is like insult to injury. we had a hurricane and now a blizzard. >> reporter: power lines lay in the snow and weary residents struggle to stay warm. >> i have five, six different layers worth of stuff. >> nobody cares. nobody cares. >> second storm? it's just made life miserable and now people have to worry about heat and not dying and, you know, surviving. >> it's exhausting just to exist. >> good afternoon, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. the situation in spots of the northeast are dire. >> it is. cbs 5 has teamed up with the american red cross to raise money for the victims and help get things back to normal as soon as possible. and we have been taking your calls and donations all morning long since about 6:00 this morning and the bay area has been very generous and we're not done yet. >> roberta gonzales is in the call center. those phones keep ringing. >> reporter: i am here in the hurricane relief fund telethon. we started at 6:00 this morning. we're going strong all the way until 7 p
already hit hard by hurricane sandy. the storm, and the election, nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, while the nation tries to recover from a deep recession, and in a presidential race, we were after all, all told, was as close and as tight as they get. barack obama, the 44th president of the united states was reelected last night. he was somehow able to stitch together a convincing victory, winning just about all of the battleground states that were so heavily fought over in the most expensive race in u.s. history. it was early this morning when the president appeared with his family becoming the third consecutive two-term president we've elected. that has not happened since the time of presidents jefferson, madison, and monroe. president obama won a decisive victory in both the electoral college and in the popular vote. the outlyer, the one state on the map not yet called is florida. and here we are on the east coast, also covering this. a nor'easter, a storm so fierce the governor of new jersey said it will move his state's recovery effort backward for a time. and here is
as a powerful nor'easter batters airs yas already hit hard by hurricane sandy. this storm is packing winds of over 60 miles per hour and dumped as much as a foot of snow in some areas. there are already reports of downed trees and power lines and more than a thousand flights have been canceled. katherine craig is braving the elements for us this morning. katherine? >> reporter: good morning from staten island, already hard hit by sandy. everyone is dealing with these piles of debris, a huge mound covered with snow as well. you drive through certain neighborhoods on staten island and this is the scene. you have stranded cars covered be snow, power lines covered with snow as well. half a foot of snow fell onto parts of staten island. the rain started falling about 11:00 yesterday morning. we were here for that. the snow started falling shortly thereafter. it continued to fall through the night and ending very early this morning. it covered downed power lines, also the cars that were damaged by floodwaters. then even more people lost electricity. approximately 14,000 utility customers have no
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>>> thank you for joining us, i'm mike hydeck. j.c. hayward is off today. first it was sandy. ten days later a nor'easter it seems the people of new york and new jersey can't catch a break. high winds, heavy snow, whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach queens in new york and many people are not leaving. they're not budging. authorities say they are working around the clock trying to restore power and pump all of the flood water back out to sea. >> we want to be aggressive about protecting our community. >> there are still nearly 800,000 homes and businesses without power from the superstorm sandy: last week dominion electric sent 1500 crews from virginia to help the north restore the power in new york and new jersey and more on how it's impacking air travel and we'll have that locally in a couple can of minutes -- in a couple of minutes. >>> but first other news now. d.c. authorities say faulty water heater sent carbon monoxide through the home here in northwest. this is 9:00 this morning on the street in northwest. which is near illinois avenue. medics examined six people livin
on the thousands of folks living in this area still realing from sandy. a nor' easter blustered into new york and new jersey are wayne, sleet and record setting snow. >> the winds causing 100,000 new power outages. that brings the total number still in the freezing cold from 714,000. it could be days before the lights are turned back on. >> it is insane. i have been 10-days now and now i am struggling snow. >> and you still don't have power? >> no. no power. no gas, no nothing. >> heartbreaking. >> heartbreaking. let's head over to janice dean with a look at the forecast. >> it is amazing 10-days ago we were talking a hurricane and now we are talking about a winter storm. there are no words. look at the snow total in connecticut. a foot of snow. monroe 9 inches. parts of new york seeing 6, 7 inches. rich field new jersey. i had somebody say to me yesterday there's no way we are getting over 2 inches of snow in central park. this is still an impressive storm. bringing bands of snow across new england. still long island. you are getting hammered with snow. new jersey you look to be out of the w
, the equipment that needs updated and hurricane sandy cost valuable preparation time. in northern virginia, julie carey, news4. >>> there's more fallout from election day. there's already a lawsuit over the plan to bring a new casino to national harbor in prince george's county. and the votes are still being counted in a race in prince george's. we'll have more on those stories in our second half hour. the election sparked a group on immigration reform. advocates rallied at lafayette park in front of the white house. they said they worked in support of president obama's reelection, now they want support for a comprehensive overhaul of u.s. immigration policy to, in their words, keep families together. >> my family is mixed with undocumented and documented people. my sister is a citizen. my grandmother is a permanent resident. my parents and my brother and i are undocumented. we just want to let president obama know we're here, and we're not giving up until our comprehensive immigration reform is reached. >> the advocates say they will also take their fight to capitol hill. they say it's time cong
england this morning. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit last week. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some of the places just what they didn't need. and it's interrupting recovery efforts, as well. teresa garcia has more from rockaway beach, new york. talk about piling on, right? >> reporter: yes, and frank, a good cold morning to you. just when people here thought they would be getting a break after superstorm sandy, in came the first nor'easter. people were along the shoreline communities pretty concerned that this was going to cause more flooding because we already have the ground so saturated. but indeed it turned into a snow or wind-driven snowstorm more so and actually caused some record snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. tha
trying to recover from hurricane sandy. it brought rain and a lot of snow. >> that left thousands in the dark. >> the northeast had just begun recovering from super storm sandy and now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> this is like insult to injury. >> the storm is dropping sleet and rain with wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and the falling temperatures are at adding to problems with those without heat and electricity. >> i am waiting for electricity. this morning i was waiting -- i heard a 30 mile per hour winds. >> police urged people to take shelter. volunteers at donation sites are clearing out the supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need warm shelter. >> we are trying to make sure all these people have a place to stay. >> new jersey issued a mandatory evacuation order for several communities. >> police are knocking on doors telling us to evacuate immediately. the one everybody out of the houses. >> you need to be prepared for that. i am prepared for that. i hate setbacks. i do not tolerate them usually very well. th
after super storm sandy, the northeast has turned into a winter scene. in new york, roughly 60,000 residents lost power wednesday, bringing the total to 370,000 customers, including those who lost power last week. some areas received as much as 6-11 inches of snow. >> the season's first winter storm to strike the northeast continues its trek northward, beating communities with strong wind. meanwhile, people already battered by hurricane sandy last week barely waited for the sun to rise before starting to clean up again. >> the good news is we have not seen the kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy. >> really was out power -- maria was without power for two days after hurricane sandy. that lost power again after the nor'easter. several inches of snow blanketed the region, setting -- setting a record for snowfall in the big apple. 100,000 people in the dark, possibly for the second time in just over a week. >> i went out to go to the store, and i came back and my house was black and the kids were frantic. no heat. >> across the country, airlines canceled more than 1000 fligh
sandy. the storm that struck the northeast this week was not as damaging as super storm sandy but i made a lot of matters worse. michael bloomberg and officials announced the beginning of gas rationing tomorrow. 25% of gas stations are open right now. so many residents remain leery. >> your power goes out, it is not a big deal usually. on top of all that has happened, it makes it hard. >> chris christie says he expects power will be restored from both storms by saturday. >> coastal communities like ocean city experienced rain but just like with hurricane sandy, residents had awareness of potential problems. lowell melser as an update. >> it is shaping up to be a beautiful day in ocean city. still feeling a little bit of the win but for the most part, beautiful conditions. the dog to another bullet by mother nature in ocean city. as far as conditions, take a look at the surf. during the height of the storm, the nor'easter, we saw sees from 6-10 feet, similar to sandy. as far as other things, basically the normal flooding you would see during a heavy rainstorm anywhere from 17th street sou
, the first of the season. but for the hundreds of thousands still trying to recover from hurricane sandy, this was the last thing they needed. rain, snow and wind at times over 60 miles an hour is drenching homes. entire communities already rearranged by hurricane sandy. >> it's overwhelming. >> very sad. it's very sad to see us getting pounded again. >> reporter: waves lashed out on beaches nearly washed away in last week's superstorm leading to new fierce of flooding. from sea bright to queens, people are seeking shelter again. >> a warm shelter is available for free at hillcrest high school. >> reporter: even as crews rushed to fix power lines, hundreds of thousands just getting their lights back on are back in the dark. >> it's a little insult to injury, but that's mother nature. >> reporter: for others who never had their power restored, this cold weather is miserable. >> cold. very cold. you sleep at night with blankets and socks and everything else on, and it's just horrible. >> reporter: the storm is forcing airlines to cancel more than 1,000 flights and leading to accidents on t
is heading new england. residents still recovering from sandy in a blanket of wet snow. and thousands more in the dark. >> mother nature is killing us right now. sorry for whatever we did. we'll make it up to you. >> this is it. i'm getting anxiety walking around seeing what i'm going to do. and other people too, this is crazy. i don't know what to do any more. i don't want to live in long beach. >> the morning commute in both states is said to be going smoothly. and no problems with the subway system in new york. this is the scene in massachusetts where there were car crashes on nearly every street in one town. as the bay state got four inches of snow. >> the election is over but president obama now has a number of pressing issues on his plate. the most immediate is confronting the so-called fiscal cliff. >> if the president in congress cannot fix it, experts say we will be headed for another recession. has to do with the bush era tax cuts. $440 billion worth. john boehner says he is open with putting politics aside and making a deal with the president. they have until january 1st from pr
on the fiscal cliff. a nor'easter bears down on shores ravaged by sandy. ben tracy is there. we'll have the forecast. >> i don't know if we can mentally handle another storm. >> pelley: and one secret to the president's success was the changing face of america. anna werner on the new voters who helped push him over the top. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a spend one-hour edition. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as the president and the first family returned from chicago aboard air force one. they landed at joint base andrews right outside washington, d.c we will have a look at what you can expect from washington many the future, but first the latest returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama
sandy? >>> new york jets head coach rex ryan reacts to an nfl player survey that shows he is the run-away winner as the league's most over-rated coach? the question is, is he? it's "way too early" for this. >>> good morning. i'm willie geist. this is "way too early." the show that remains too close to call. glad you're up with us watching on msnbc or listening live on sirius xm radio. you can e-mail me or tweet me. lem know what you're doing up at this hour. or do what david action 'em rod's mustache does, text the word "awake" to 622639. we'll read the best responses later in the show. this is your cram session for thursday, november 8th, a lot to talk about, including the market's reaction to president obama's re-election. we'll tell you how the business community is feeling about four more years. we know how stephen colbert feels. he's not taking it well. that clip later in the show. >>> first let's get to the news here at 30 rock in new york city. for obvious reasons we were locked in on the presidential election for the last couple days. hundreds of thousands of ameri
for this next term? >> if the opponents are smart they could use the hurricane sandy to deal with some how package that with the defic debt ceilin and move this quickly forward and out of the way it could save everybody's face moving forward. we will see if they're that smart. ysidro depending on who you talk to into people are blaming and what people are blaming you. talking about the republicans. again, how much of this would you say is mitt romney or the party not reaching out to minority voters? what is it? >> i think perhaps what we should see of what went right. it was a very smart calculated get out the game the strategy. if you saw in those ke nine nine states. all of those swing states with the exception of north carolina was a very dedicated ground game that got it out there. and in some ways, what ever happened in this campaign was probably closer than it could have been. but i think that when we look at where the polls have been and trending the outcome was really making sure that the, the out came ground game. >> he did have one year to prepare the was great. >>pam: grant lotu
hard hit by hurricane sandy. with winds topping 60 miles per hour, the nor'easter dumped as much as a foot of snow in some parts, downing trees and power lines. as many as 1,700 flights have been canceled just in the past 24 hours, and according to the latest numbers, nearly 401,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity this morning after these two big storms. nbc's danielle leigh is in trenton, new jersey, for us this morning. danielle, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. we're waking up to a couple inches of snow here in trenton. behind me, a downed tree that possibly fell during the height of last night's storm. and for the hundreds of thousands of people still trying to recover from sandy, this was the last thing they needed. rain, snow, and wind at times over 60 miles an hour is drenching homes. entire communities already rearranged by hurricane sandy. >> it's overwhelming. >> it's very sad. it's very sad to see us getting pounded again. >> reporter: waves lashed out on beaches nearly washed away in last week's superstorm leading to new fears o
afectatos por sandy en el noreste del paÍs, pero un nuevo temporal llegÓ a complicar su existencia, dejando calles con nieve, y cientos de miles sin electricidad para protegerse de gÉlidas temperaturas, nayeli muestra esfuerzos por sobrevivir a golpes de la naturaleza. >>> reina la desesperaciÓn en el noreste del paÍs, una tormenta invernal no tuvo compasiÓn de miles de residentes que se recuperan del huracÁn sandy. >>> todo el mundo dice que dios le da algo que podemos aguantar, pero no podemos aguantar tanto, esto era mucho, mÁs nieve, lluvia. mÁs agua. >>> la tempestad ocasionÓ el desalojo de varias comunidades, en la zona costera de nueva jersey y long island, dicen que aproximadamente 700 mil usuarios en el Área "tri" estatal estan en la oscuridad, en medio de gÉlidas temperaturas, miles de hogares sin calefacciÓn, como bÁrbara davis quien hierve agua para elevar la temperatura de la casa. >>> tengo que dormir con gorro en la cabeza, entiende, y arriba estaba la humedad que caÍa, anoche lo limpiamos, estaba acostada, y me estaba cayendo. >>> ante la preocupante situaciÓn,
water, a new storm batters the northeast, slowing the recovery from superstorm sandy. >> it's back to work tor president obama. he and congressional leaders promise to work together to prevent a budget crisis but wall street isn't buying it. >> how looking in mirror could provide clues to your risk for heart sease. >> but with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >> second storm made your life miserable. >> new misery for the northeast as a post-sandy storm slams the region. >> 60 mile-per-hour winds, wintry mix coastal flooding. >> causing 100,000 new power outages. >> it gets frustrated. it eats away from you. finally you see the light at the end of the tunnel and now we're starting all over again. >> finally got that forecast that i got last night i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next. >> worries about the fiscal cliff are affecting stocks around the world. >> president obama telephoned top congressional leaders urging more bipartisan cooperation. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans, but as america
. but he is going to be ok, we understand. still to come on "gmt," barely a week after super storm sandy, thousands of homes plunged back into darkness with a fresh storm hitting the east coast. almost 50 people killed and many more missing after a strong earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. the number of deaths is likely to rise as emergency workers came through the debris. our central america correspondent in neighboring mexico city where there were tremors. >> this was the largest earthquake in guatemala since 1976. such was its power that it sent residence and office workers running into the streets as far away as mexico city. in the guatemalan capital, guatemala city, the impact was much greater. dowling masonry and damaging buildings. the country's civil emergency authorities immediately issued a national alert and the president told people to stay outside of their crack homes for fear of aftershocks. >> any time we have an earthquake of this magnitude, there is a very high risk of after shocks. there have already been 5. there could be after shocks that could have the inte
on the ground. the robber ran away. the cashier was not hurt. they are looking for the thief. >>> and sandy hit a week ago and new yorkers are getting hit again. this time with snow. that's from the nor'easter. look at the video. there is pretty significant accumulation in some areas and many people who just had their power turned on, they lost it again last night. the snow is weighing down and snapping weakened branches. and flights have been grounded until the storms move through. >>> help is on the way. verizon is sending a caravan of trucks up north to help out with restoring of power. and verizon said they are sending 600 technicians to the area and 400 of them are leaving this morning. >>> time now for a check on the weather. >>> people in new york they have to be wondering when they can get a break. >> and it will come later on than ours, they will clean up. can you see the storm now moving up into new england. it will move out in a matter of days. it is good news close to home because we dodged another bullet. sandy now the nor'easter. we're dealing with clouds this morning off windy co
and new jersey. the rain and wet snow is piling up on homes already damaged by sandy. the long island railroad, one of the nation's biggest commuter train systems, suspended all service. the conditions are recovering the sandy effort as well. >> you may have a setback. i'm prepared for that. i hate setbacks. i don't tolerate them usually very well. but this one i can't control. the weather is what it is. and we're going to have to deal with it. >> state police urged residents to leave low lying neighborhoods, but people many are staying behind because they fear looting. >> this is only adding to the misery for people who haven't had power or gas for days because of sandy. andrew has more from oyster bay, long island. >> the sight of snow for communities now wondering if they'll have power by thanksgiving, seemed like a crude joke. >> kind of laughing about it. it's unbelievable. a hurricane to a nor'easter and driving in the snow within ten days, it's pretty unbelievable. >> but the pounding surf and flat-out annoying nor'easter stung people in oysterway bay. one of so many communitie
, sandy and now this nor'easter. this region all radar shows the snow in northern parts of new jersey. we have this little patch of leftover moisture coming through and it has enough in it, and the live doppler in the storm center, the temperatures even though they are in the low 40's, producing a little bit of light sleet but the main thing is the temperatures overnight tonight will stay above freezing. when you hit off to school and work most everything will be out of here. maybe eight lingering sprinkle or snowflake. 35 degrees above freezing, no winter weather advisories or anything. the good thing is after we get through early tomorrow morning sunshine coming back and big changes coming our way towards the weekend. i will tell you all of the details and some dramatic time lapses of the snowstorm in new york. >> we get to a reporter's and the field monitoring the weather. sleet has been coming down. >> autria godfrey is in alexandria with the latest from there. >> the meteorologist had been predicting the possibility of a flurry, and here we go, but fleet you see it. there is a little
. a nor'easter blankets towns and cities. a plunging residents still recovering from hurricane sandy into cold darkness. >> our neighbors and friends -- this is what we are picking out of the water. >> in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after sandy lost it all again. >> are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are good and extremely organized people there, but their response to the storm has been a scandal. >> the nor'easter grabbed at least 1700 flights and stranded thousands of people on the long island railroad, the biggest commuter rail and the country. >> new york city police were forced to) station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. mother nature hates us. >> the snowfall forced people in new jersey to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island with was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> another disaster we do not need at this time. everybody is devastated. it did not know if they are coming or going. >> the storm is now in new eng
and europe's debt crisis. 250,000 cars and trucks could end up as total loss from hurricane sandy which might lead to a spike in new car sales. automakers say 16,000 new vehicles many at the port of newark will have to be jammed. wal-mart opening 8:00 on thanksgiving. >>> welcome back. 5:15. ferry building now blue flag on top and it is really unfurled thanks to the gusty conditions dress for that temperatures in the 50s, no fog rain on the way. >>> employees are returning to a no plant as police continue -- a fresno plant as police continue to investigate a shooting. -- the owner of the valley protein chicken processing plant says there were no arguments or any apparent reason for the violence police say jones had been in and out of prison before. >>> in arizona sentencing scheduled today for jared loughner the man behind the shooting rampage that left six dead and wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today is the first time victims will confront him about the shooting. 12 other people were hurt in the shooting, both giffords and her husband mark kelly are tentatively scheduled t
in staten island infuriating victims sandy who say they are being hung out to dry and the centers are still closed today a seen being played out across the new york metropolitan area and other hard-hit sections in and around the area. fema says it made the move because conditions were unsafe because of the nor'easter. try telling that to folks who are still freezing their butts off with homes destroy, no power, no heat, no water, and now no real help. a reporter was the first guy to spot one of the signs. matthew, what did they say? and how many of them are out there? >>guest: we have only seen one so far that said fema office is closed because of weather but reporters across the city in the worst hit sites by sandy found fema centers have been closed because of the nor'easter yesterday and today. one in the rockaways will not open until tomorrow. >>neil: what do the centers do when they up and running? >>guest: the centers are supposed to provide information and ways to sign up for fema services and reimbursements things like finding temporary housing after your house is destroyed but what
recovering from hurricane sandy. good morning, and welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. that storm arrived overnight, dropping snow from new jersey to massachusetts. it's only adding to the misery for people who haven't had power or gas for 11 days because of sandy. t the whipping winds, pounding surf stunned people in oyster bay. some are now wondering if power will be restored by thanksgiving. >> north of there in connecticut, drivers are dealing with treacherous road conditions. police say two traffic deaths may be related to the storm. a car collided with a jackknifed crush, and in lebanon, another car overturned. the coastal storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of snow in parts of new england. tom kierein now is tracking that storm. good morning to you. >> a near miss for us thankfully, because it is a powerful coastal storm, almost like a hurricane. in fact, it had hurricane force winds yesterday afternoon. and now it's just sort of stalled out and spinning away here, just south of nantucket. and they're still getting bands of heavy snow from main
>>> it is the last thing we need, people slammed by sandy now dealing with a nasty new storm of gusty winds, rain, and snow. >> compromise or confrontation? both sides in congress promise to work together to head off fiscal disaster, even as they disagree over how to do it. >> and up in the air. we're going on two days now since the election with several house races still too close to call. it is not over yet, everyone. good morning. welcome to "early start," everyone. >> nice to have you with us. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. up first, we're going to start with mother nature. she is showing absolutely no mercy. this morning the northeast is getting rocked again. it is a powerful nor'easter pounding a region already devastated by superstorm sandy. 600,000 people without power for nine days in new york and new jersey. some forced to evacuate or hunker down overnight in the face of 60 mile an hour winds, two to four foot storm surge and a half foot of snow. more than 1,000 flights were canceled in new york and philadelphia. the path train between new jersey and new york is back
by hurricane sandy, a nor'easter blew through the east coast dumping snow and rain on a region that's barely begun to dig out from sandy. there are new pictures from staten island. several inches of wet snow are threatening to topple already weakened trees. power was knocked out to some 60,000 homes in new york and new jersey overnight, many of which had just seen service restored after more and a week in the dark. passenger trains grind to a halt and at least 1300 flights kept at the gates of airports. we'll have a live report from one of the areas hit hardest by the storm in just a moment. first we want to go right to bill karins for a look at what's happening. bill, tell us more about this storm. >> there's been some good and some bad. the snow and the amounts were much higher-than-expected. that was the bad part of it. they did bring down some trees. additional power outages in new jersey and connecticut. the good with the storm is that the storm surge and as far as the beach erosion and the waves on the coast of the jersey shore were not as bad as expected. that's good. we didn't do a l
economy slows down, u.s. exports may follow suit. hurricane sandy showed up in the latest report on jobless claims, making them artificially low. initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000 at the end of last week. the number is expected to be revised higher as more data is collected. the labor department says one state filed fewer claims because of power outages, while the storm boosted claims in other states where more people looking for relief. later in the program, we'll look at sandy's impact on retailers. >> tom: the biggest bank in america has the okay now from uncle sam to pay back shareholders. jpmorgan will be allowed to restart a stock buyback plan early next year. like all systemically important banks jpmorgan has to get regulatory approval to change its dividend or stock-repurchase plan. the regulators want banks toncnl firepower to withstand troubled times before the banks will spend money on share holders. jpmorgan's buyback strategy was suspended this year after it lost $6 billion when a derivative trading strategy ba
sandy are dealing with yet another blow from mother nature. people in new york and new jersey got hit with that nor'easter. we were talking about it yesterday, tucker was, bringing wet snow, rain and heavy winds. it meant more power outages, 60,000 additional customers in the dark, some of whom had just gotten power back after hurricane sandy. >> mother nature is really killing us right now. sorry for whatever we did. we'll make it up to you. >> this is it. this is it. i'm getting anxiety walking around seeing what i'm going to do. and other people too. i feel bad for other people. this is crazy. ient doe ma what to do anymore. i don't want to live in long beach. >> more than 1300 flights in and out of new york and new jersey were canceled and travelers can expect more disruptions today as well. >> they have a heavy load. it is so difficult up there right now. hard to imagine. >> you could feel it in her voice. they've had enough. i mean i got to be thankful i think for what we have endured which has not been that much through these storms. >> sort of on the edge of it both times aro
. the rain, the wet snow all piling up on homes already damaged by sandy. the long island railroad, one of nation's busiest commuter train systems, suspended all of its service. new york city police urged resints to leave low lying neighborhoods. a lot of people, though, are staying behind because they're worried about looting. >> the snow is only adding to the misery for people who haven't had power or gas in 11 days because of sandy. the ripping winds, pounding surf and wet rain stunned people in oyster bay. that community is just one of many the on long island where power outages persist. some wonder if power will be restoer restored by thanksgiving. >> it's unbelievable to go from a hurricane to a nor'easter and driving in the snow in a week, same ten days. it's pretty unbelievable. >> utility companies are working around the clock to try to restore power and get the heat turned on as quickly as possible. >>> traveling by airplane is not easy as well there. are a new round of flight delays and cancellations. >> airlines cancelled at least 1,300 flights out of the new york area. mega
hurricane sandy. let's get to sue palka in the weather center. >> let me show you what we are missing out on. the pictures behind us is d.c. united trying to get the field cleared in harrison, new jersey, where they were going to take on the new york red bulls and had to cancel that game. a lot of fans were up there. they had 2 inches of snow in that area, but it's very heavy and wet and it's still blowing and that is what we don't have to deal with tonight. let me take you to radar. we'll touch on the nor'easter in a moment. what we've had locally is sort of one of the westward bands of our nor'easter and what we have out there is mostly light, occasionally moderate rain. hey, from time to time maybe a little wet snowflake can mix in, but we're in our last few hours of seeing this precipitation and i think it will be gone by morning. we'll take you over to composite radar. it will look like there's a lot more going on here. we are just getting again east of 95 light to moderate rain showers are occasionally a little snow mixing in. if it's vigorous enough it, could dust the ground. that's t
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